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Home & Car

Welcome to the Dubai Home & Car Section

Here is where we take a look at all things home and car in Dubai- we've got our great Classified adverts section bursting with things for sale from household goods to cars to buy and everything in between! We've also got a great section on Driving In Dubai as we'd love to share our safe driving tips with you as well as everything you need to know about Dubai Police Traffic Fines, the Dubai Highway Code, Salik, how to buy a car in Dubai and how to sell a car in Dubai. We've also got a great section on Maids in Dubai and our Home & Garden section looking at all things green and getting your flat or villa in Dubai looking great! Enjoy this section...


  • Pets & Vets in Dubai

    Pets & Vets in Dubai

    Do you have a furever friend living with you here in Dubai? Here's all the information you know about their needs in the Emirate, veterinary clinics and expert advice to help you.

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  • Maid & Home Help Forum

    Maid & Home Help Forum

    Having an issue with your home help? Or seeking advice on what tasks to set or how to handle their visa? Our EWers have a wealth of information, and are always happy to help.

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  • Maids & Home Help in Dubai

    Maids & Home Help in Dubai

    Are you looking to hire a maid or a helper in Dubai, need to know the rules and regulations, as well as how to choose a maid and settle her in your home? We've got everything you need.

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  • Driving in Dubai

    Driving in Dubai

    We'll help you get motoring along in our Cars & Motoring section- everything from hiring car, insuring your car, buying a car and driving tips for you. Everything to get you on the road.

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  • Gardens & Gardening

    Gardens & Gardening

    Want a swimming pool? Need some green fingered tips for your garden in Dubai? Can't decide which plants to grow and need advice? Want to know what that bird in your garden is.

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  • Home & Interiors

    Home Services & Interiors

    Here we look at all the things to do with you home and it's interior in Dubai. Home security and safety tips as well as clearing your clutter, where to shop for furniture and finding maintenance suppliers.

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  • Classifieds

    Classifieds

    Are you looking to buy or sell household items, cars, baby kit, clothes and more? Our busy, genuine, time waster free, free to place Dubai Classfied Adverts section is for you.

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  • Pest Control

    Pest Control

    We hope you find this section really useful as we feature some great pest control companies in Dubai as well as features and articles on common pests and how to deal with them in your home.

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News & Features

  • New Cycling Tracks to be Installed in Dubai Communities

    New Cycling Tracks to be Installed in Dubai Communities

    Nakheel are implementing over 105km worth of new cycling tracks in some of Dubai's most recognisable communities in an effort to ease mobility in the city

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  • Been Flashed? You May Not Have Received a Fine

    Been Flashed? You May Not Have Received a Fine

    A lot of us are guilty of setting off the speed cameras in the past, but now it could be just a reminder! New 'friendly' mobile radars are in place on Dubai's roads to give drivers a warning if they're close to over speeding and dangerous driving.

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  • Useful Speed Limits to Know When Driving in Dubai

    Useful Speed Limits to Know When Driving in Dubai

    With different roads having different limits, it's best to be clued-up on the main limits on main roads. If you’re unfamiliar with what speed limits are on what roads in Dubai, here's a full list of Dubai's popular roads and their speed limits for you to reference to.

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  • Dubai Set for Driverless Cars

    Dubai Set for Driverless Cars

    This city certainly knows how to smash through boundaries when it comes to innovation, technology and developments. Which is probably why it's unsurprising to see driverless cars will be introduced in Dubai's near-future.

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  • Leaving Dubai? Here's How to Do It Properly

    Leaving Dubai? Here's How to Do It Properly

    Strange as it may seem, leaving the country is, in so many unexpected ways, more difficult than it is to get here in the first place. With a long check-list of things to tie-up before you board your plane to your next destination.

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  • Traffic Fines and the Dubai Tram

    Traffic Fines and the Dubai Tram

    New fines have been announced regarding motorists and their behaviour around Dubai's tram system. Motorists brave enough to cross paths with the Dubai tram are now facing hefty fines and driving bans if they're caught violating these driving offences.

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  • Registering Minor Road Accidents in Dubai

    Registering Minor Road Accidents in Dubai

    It's often a scary experience, driving on Dubai's roads, and new expats who have just arrived will need to adjust their driving style to cope with the different conditions here.

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  • If you live in the UAE you may also enjoy…

    If you live in the UAE you may also enjoy…

    The UAE is unique as it seems to manages to entertain and engulf people regardless of how different their interests may be from one another. Here are some other places from around the world that share similar aspects of the UAE on their very own land.

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  • Interior Design to Make Your Rental Feel Like Home

    Interior Design to Make Your Rental Feel Like Home

    Renting has a lot of pros and cons, there's no doubt about it, and renting doesn't mean you can't add a personal touch to your (temporary) home and unleash your style. With these tips and ideas, you'll be able to turn your rental property into the home of your dreams quite easily... Without the cost of a mortgage.

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  • 	The Affects of Car Washes

    The Affects of Car Washes

    In a country like Dubai, where dust and sand lurk around every corner of the city, it’s no wonder the gas stations are always packed with dirty cars, awaiting their turn for their fresh polish and glimmering shine.

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  • When to Use Your Indicators

    When to Use Your Indicators

    Whether you call it signaling, indicating, turning on your blinkers or something else, letting other drivers on the roads know what you're doing is more than just a matter of good manners... It's a vital part of road safety.

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  • Home Contents Insurance and Why You Need It

    Home Contents Insurance and Why You Need It

    Unfortunately over recent years, fires in buildings across the country are a regular sight in local news. Plus with unstable weather of pouring rain becoming a more common occurance, a lot of tenants in the region have found themselves in a tight situation when it comes to their livelihoods.

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  • Gift Ideas for Your Maid

    Gift Ideas for Your Maid

    She has been your right hand through it all, and she’s been so wonderful with your home and your family. Now it’s only fair to let her know how much you appreciate all the hard work she has done to making your life a little less hectic and a little easier.

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  • Residency Visas for Dubai Property Owners

    Residency Visas for Dubai Property Owners

    The rules surrounding property-related visas here in the UAE have changed over the years, however as it stands, either a six-month multi-entry visa or a two-year residency visa is available depending on your circumstances. Find out more about the processes needed to be completed in order to gain your residency visa as a Dubai property owner.

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  • Saving ​Water in Dubai

    Saving ​Water in Dubai

    There has been a lot in the news at the moment in Dubai about high DEWA bills so here we look at some clever ways of saving water and hopefully reducing your DEWA bills. If we all do our bit towards water conservation it will help the planet too. 

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  • 10 Car Safety Tips for Your Pet

    10 Car Safety Tips for Your Pet

    For most pet parents, a trip isn't any fun if the four-legged members of the family can't tag along with them. Nonetheless, travelling with your pet can be a stressful time for both parties, but with thoughtful preparation, a safe and comfortable trip for everyone is possible.

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  • Recycling in Dubai

    Recycling in Dubai

    We're all very aware of the fact that recycling here in Dubai and across the UAE is still somewhat inaccessible if you don't know where to look or go. But the good news is - there are places that you can drop off your plastic, your paper and even your e-waste across the city. It's just a case of knowing where to look!

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  • Al Ameen: Promoting a Safer Community

    Al Ameen: Promoting a Safer Community

    If you see or hear something that you think you should report as a nuisance or potentially dangerous, but don’t want to call the police then Al Ameen has been set up to help you. Al Ameen is a helpful, confidential service you can call, sms, fax or email. Next time you have a complaint for the authorites, Al Ameen is here to help.

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  • Be a Heavenly Housemate

    Be a Heavenly Housemate

    Read our how-to and become the most perfect, heavenly housemate that all of your student friends will be making cups of teas for you endlessly. For most students, going to university is the first time that they've lived away from home. It can be a daunting experience when you see several other new faces who you may end up sharing the next year with, but remember... Everyone is in the same boat, in the same city, as a new student! So the good news is, you're not the only one.

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